Motorcycle racer who set eight land speed records during his influential career. His life served as the inspiration for the 2005 film "The World's Fastest Indian."
He was raised on a farm and satisfied his need for speed by racing horses.
Indian Motorcycles created a custom-built bike called "The Spirit of Munro" in his honor in 2013.
He had a children named Margaret, John, Gwen and June.
He was portrayed by Oscar-winning actor Anthony Hopkins in "The World's Fastest Indian."